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Event Detail

Cyber Chat - Industry Insights for Fixed Income (Members Only) (Ended)

Date, Time, and Location:
Wednesday, June 17, 2009 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
4:00 pm

Following up to the popular Industry Roundtables event in February, CFA Chicago Career Management Advisory Group will host a series of members-only Cyber Chats with industry experts discussing their sector and the finance industry overall. These Cyber Chats will take place in the CFA Community, so you must create a profile in the Community in order to participate (see below for details on how to access the Community and the Chat).

Chris Vincent, CFA, Principal, Head of Fixed Income Investment Management at William Blair & Co., will respond to questions about current credit market conditions (including government programs designed to help the markets recover from the events of last fall) and whether fixed income markets are leading or lagging equity asset classes during this recession.

Please note that this event is not designed to assist job-seekers find employment with William Blair and, thus, we ask that you respect Mr. Vincent's time and do not send unsolicited resumes or use this chat to inquire about job opportunities at William Blair.

Date: Wednesday, June 17
Time: 4-5pm
Location: CFA Community on the CFA Chicago web site

(Note: this is an online event. Please visit http://www.cfachicago.org/Members/Default.asp. Once you are logged in, simply click on "Chat Room - Join the Chat" on the left side of the screen)

Please note that you must have a profile on the CFA Community in order to participate in this chat. If you have not yet created a profile, click here to log in to the website, and you will be directed to the Community profile page.

All chat room participants will be listed by screen name and picture (if a picture is loaded onto your profile).

To pre-register, click the button below.

Speaker Bio:

Chris Vincent is head of the Fixed Income Group within William Blair & Company's Investment Management Department. He joined William Blair & Company in June 2002 as a fixed-income portfolio manager. Chris began his institutional investment career in 1983 and was previously a managing director/senior fixed-income portfolio manager with Zurich Scudder Investments for 14 years. Before that he was with Ralston Purina Company for five years in the treasury department in the plan sponsor role, where he was responsible for fixed-income investments for the company's benefit plans. He has been affiliated with the Uhlich Children's Advantage Network in Chicago since 1991 as a trustee, treasurer, and advisory board member. He serves on the board of the CFA Society of Chicago and is a member of the CFA Institute. Chris was inducted into the prestigious Davenport Society at the University of Missouri in 2005. Education: B.S.B.A., University of Missouri, M.B.A.; Saint Louis University.

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